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"If they want to pay you tech writer wages to paint an attic..."
Which was followed by other posts (naturally).
And I have a couple of thoughts on this...
1. Aren't the wages about the same these days?
2. I saw on a Painters List that someone was offered painters wages to
do some tech writing, and they figured "Heck, anyone can write."
3. I might have painted the attic, but outsourced it and listened to
hear if the painters bellyache about simple stuff as much as tech
writers tend to.
4. I would have painted the attic until I found another job.
5. At my current job, I'd take tech writer (salary) to go work with the
lab techs. The techs do some really interesting, and sometimes
complicated tasks that I'd like to complete. Not just do them enough to
document, but enough to say "I did that."
6. I can't believe in John Posada's post that he disagreed with Dick
Margulis. I don't recall ever seeing that before, at least not so
blatantly. The deities are fighting.
Now, back to work me.
(And it isn't tech writing either, I'm learning DreamWeaver.)
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